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Treasures of 'hidden village' revealed

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... can get a glimpse of the temple's collection of Heian period (794-late 12th century) Buddhist statues for the first time outside the temple's grounds.
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By Shiro Maruyama / Special to The Yomiuri ShimbunNara and Kyoto are famous for their abundance of valuable Buddhist statues, but Shiga Prefecture, too, boasts its own share of such important cultural properties. Part of those treasures are on view at the exhibition “The Hidden Buddha of Rakuyaji Temple, Shiga” at the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno Park, Tokyo, where visitors can get a glimpse of the temple’s collection of Heian period (794-late 12th century) Buddhist statues for the first time outside the temple’s grounds.Rakuyaji is an old Buddhist temple located in Koka, Shiga Prefecture. According to legend, it was built after Saicho, the founder of the Tendai sect, came to the area in 792 and sculpted a Buddhist statue from a yew tre...
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Workshop to feature medieval bookmaking lesson

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Their collaboration led to additional seminars and several offerings of their course, The Book in the 15th Century, in which students learn about book ...
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Professor Bill Hodapp works with a student during a previous bookmaking class. The public is welcome to learn how books were produced in Shakespeare's day, and to give it a try themselves, in a free event this Friday at St. Scholastica. William Hodapp, English professor, and Todd White, reference/digital resources librarian, will present "Making Shakespeare's Books: A Printing Workshop," at 3:40 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 in Tower Hall room 4119. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees will have a chance to handle type, examine tools of the trade, and pull prints of a sonnet. The workshop is part of a series of events surrounding the exhibition of Shakespeare's First Folio at the University of Minnesota Duluth's Tweed Museum of Art...
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Medieval Artifacts Unearthed in Southwest England

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The archaeologists think that they may find evidence of a sixth- or seventh-century settlement under the medieval remains. To read about another find ...
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DEVON, ENGLAND—The Herald Express reports that fifteenth-century artifacts have been found in the town of Newtown Abbot by a team from Cotswold Archaeology. The excavation site along Wolborough Street includes the rear areas of long, narrow plots of land that would have been rented from the local lord during the medieval period. The red mud of the region preserved a child’s shoe, an iron spur, and three wooden barrel bases. The excavators have also uncovered a granite millstone in the bottom of one of two wells at the site. The front areas of these plots of land were disturbed by the construction of two large townhouses in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The archaeologists think that they may find evidence of a sixth...
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Landesausstellung - Der vergessene Kaiser

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National exhibition - the forgotten Emperor
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In seliger Adventsfreude schwelgend, flanieren alljährlich mehr als zwei Millionen Besucher durch den Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt. Freilich, im ...
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In blessed advent joy luxuriating, stroll each year more than two million visitors by the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt. However, in the...
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Gebildet, brutal, machtbewusst: In Nürnberg erinnert das Haus der bayerischen Geschichte an Karl IV., den Herrscher im Zeitalter der Katastrophen Von Hans Kratzer, Nürnberg In seliger Adventsfreude schwelgend, flanieren alljährlich mehr als zwei Millionen Besucher durch den Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt. Freilich, im vorweihnachtlichen Trubel gerät die finstere Vergangenheit dieses Altstadtareals schnell aus dem Sinn. Genau hier nämlich, entlang des Hauptmarkts, erstreckte sich früher das Nürnberger Judenviertel, das im Jahr 1349 gewaltsam beseitigt wurde. Bei dem Pogrom wurden fast 600 Juden getötet. Die Suche nach den Verantwortlichen für diese mörderische Aktion führt direkt zu dem damaligen König Karl IV., der die Erlaubnis zum Abris...
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Formed, brutal, power-aware: In Nuremberg, reminded the House of Bavarian history of Charles IV., the rulers in the age of the disasters of Hans Kratzer, Nuremberg, blessed advent joy schwelgend, stroll each year more than two million visitors by the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt. However, the dark past of this old town area falls into the pre-Christmas bustle quickly out of mind. Exactly here that along the main market, the Nuremberg Jewish quarter, which was forcibly removed in the year 1349 extended earlier. Nearly 600 Jews were killed in the pogrom. The search for those responsible for this murderous action leads directly to the then King Charles IV., the permission to the shelters...
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Landesausstellung - Der vergessene Kaiser

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National exhibition - the forgotten Emperor
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Schulen und Universitäten, so scheint es, haben vor dem Mittelalter kapituliert. In Forschung und Lehre wird diese Zeit vernachlässigt, das echte ...
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Schools and universities, it seems, have capitulated before the middle ages. In research and teaching is the genuine neglected this time...
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Gebildet, brutal, machtbewusst: In Nürnberg erinnert das Haus der bayerischen Geschichte an Karl IV., den Herrscher im Zeitalter der Katastrophen Von Hans Kratzer, Nürnberg In seliger Adventsfreude schwelgend, flanieren alljährlich mehr als zwei Millionen Besucher durch den Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt. Freilich, im vorweihnachtlichen Trubel gerät die finstere Vergangenheit dieses Altstadtareals schnell aus dem Sinn. Genau hier nämlich, entlang des Hauptmarkts, erstreckte sich früher das Nürnberger Judenviertel, das im Jahr 1349 gewaltsam beseitigt wurde. Bei dem Pogrom wurden fast 600 Juden getötet. Die Suche nach den Verantwortlichen für diese mörderische Aktion führt direkt zu dem damaligen König Karl IV., der die Erlaubnis zum Abris...
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Formed, brutal, power-aware: In Nuremberg, reminded the House of Bavarian history of Charles IV., the rulers in the age of the disasters of Hans Kratzer, Nuremberg, blessed advent joy schwelgend, stroll each year more than two million visitors by the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt. However, the dark past of this old town area falls into the pre-Christmas bustle quickly out of mind. Exactly here that along the main market, the Nuremberg Jewish quarter, which was forcibly removed in the year 1349 extended earlier. Nearly 600 Jews were killed in the pogrom. The search for those responsible for this murderous action leads directly to the then King Charles IV., the permission to the shelters...
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Saint-Jacques de Montfort. L'abbaye veut se relever !

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Santiago of Montfort. The Abbey wants to recover!
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De l'ensemble reconstruit au XIVe siècle ne subsiste que l'ancienne église abbatiale avec son portail du XIVe, inscrit aux Monuments historiques.
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Of the whole reconstructed in the 14th century remains only the old Abbey Church with its Portal of the 14th, joined to the Historical Monuments.
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L'Abbaye Saint-Jacques de Montfort, à Montfort-sur-Meu (35), a été cédée ce lundi, au terme de deux années de négociations, à une association qui ambitionne de la restaurer et lui redonner vie. L'abbaye a été fondée en 1152 par Guillaume Ier de Montfort. De l'ensemble reconstruit au XIVe siècle ne subsiste que l'ancienne église abbatiale avec son portail du XIVe, inscrit aux Monuments historiques.  Fermée à la Révolution, l'abbaye de Monfort a abrité les Chanoines Réguliers de Saint-Augustin dont la règle était la plus austère de toutes les règles monastiques de l'époque. Habillés de blanc et ne portant aucun linge, les religieux, qui ne mangeaient jamais de viande, s'astreignaient à un silence continu et absolu.  Le XXème siècle a été l...
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The Abbey of Saint-Jacques to Montfort, Montfort-sur-Meu (35), has been assigned this Monday, at the end of two years of negotiations, an association that aims to restore it and give it life. The Abbey was founded in 1152 by Guillaume Ier de Montfort. Of the whole reconstructed in the 14th century remains only the old Abbey Church with its Portal of the 14th, joined to the Historical Monuments.  Closed to the Revolution, Monfort Abbey housed the canons regular of St. Augustine whose rule was the most austere of all the monastic rules of the time. Dressed in white and wearing no clothes, the religious, who never ate meat, is astreignaient to a continuous, absolute silence.  The twentieth century has been l...
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Quimperlé. Montaine, au chevet des textiles anciens

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Quimperlé. Montaine, beside the ancient textiles
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Quatre pièces de 10 m2 de cette tapisserie du XIVe siècle ont été déposées. Premier constat : « Elles sont fatiguées ». Intérêt de cette dépose: voir ...
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Four pieces of 10 m2 of this tapestry of the 14th century have been filed. First observation: "they are tired." Interest of this removal: see...
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Restauratrice de tissus, Montaine Bongrand, installée à Clohars-Carnoët, travaille actuellement sur l’Apocalypse, la plus grande tenture ancienne au monde, à Angers. Elle présente son mpétier ce soir à la médiathèque de Quimperlé. RencontreMontaine Bongrand, dans sa maison de Doëlan, sur la rive droite, s’accorde une courte pause. Elle souffle un peu avant de repartir au château d’Angers inspecter chaque centimètre des 400 m2 de la plus grande tapisserie au monde, l’Apocalypse. Une œuvre classée Monument historique, exposée toute l’année aux yeux du grand public. Une vieille dame de plus de 600 ans dont le dernier contrôle technique remonte à une vingtaine d’années.La restauratrice de patrimoine et trois autres consœurs vont évaluer les ...
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Restorative tissues, Montaine bird, based in Clohars-Carnoët, is currently working on the Apocalypse, most old hanging in the world, in Angers. She presents her mpetier tonight at the library of Quimperlé. RencontreMontaine bird, in his home in Doëlan, on the right bank, agrees a short break. It blows a little bit before returning to the castle of Angers inspect every centimeter of the 400 m2 of the largest tapestry in the world, the Apocalypse. Work classified Historical Monument, exposed all year round in the eyes of the general public. An old lady over 600 years including the last technical check goes back 20 years. The Restorer of heritage and three other sisters will evaluate the...
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Der Kaiser und seine Stadt

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The Emperor and his city
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Das 14. Jahrhundert war eine Krisen- und Umbruchzeit: Die Pest wütete in weiten Teilen Mitteleuropas – allerdings wurde gerade Böhmen ...
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The 14th century was a crisis and break time: the plague raged in many parts of Central Europe – however just Bohemia was...
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„Nürnberg steht symbolisch für die Verbindung zwischen dem Kern des Heiligen Römischen Reichs und Böhmen. Deshalb bietet sich die ehemalige Reichsstadt geradezu an, hier eine Bayerische Landesausstellung zu Kaiser Karl IV. zu zeigen. Ich begrüße es sehr, dass das Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte und die Natio­nalgalerie Prag Hand in Hand eine Landesausstellung ganz besonderer Art erstellt haben“, betonte Bayerns Kultusminister Ludwig Spaenle bei einer Vorbesichtigung in Nürnberg. Man wolle mit der großartigen Präsentation im Germanischen Nationalmuseum dem mittelalterlichen Kaiser auch „historische Gerechtigkeit widerfahren“ lassen, so Spaenle. 3D-Modell von Burg Karlstein, eine Anfertigung für die Landesausstellung durch ArcTron 3D. (Bil...
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"Nuremberg is symbolic of the connection between the core of the Holy Roman Empire and Bohemia. That's why the former imperial city lends itself, here to show a Bavarian national exhibition to Emperor Karl IV.. I appreciate that the House of Bavarian history and the National Gallery Prag hand in hand have created a very special kind Landesausstellung", underlined Bavaria's culture minister Ludwig Spaenle at a preview in Nuremberg. It would be also "Historical justice" the medieval emperor with a great presentation in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, so Spaenle. 3D model of Castle Karlstein, a production for the national exhibition by ArcTron 3D. (Bil...
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Augsburger Kunstwerk gelangt nach Sigmaringen

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Augsburg artwork arrive in Sigmaringen
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Beide Bildinhalte nehmen Bezug auf die Augsburger Stadtgeschichte im 12. und 13. Jahrhundert. Der geschnitzte Rahmen wird unten und oben von ...
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Both images refer to the history of the Augsburg town in the 12th and 13th centuries. The carved frame appears at the bottom and top of...
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Sigmaringen sz Im Gartensaal des Staatsarchivs Sigmaringen hat der Leiter des Hauses, Volker Trugenberger, eine stattliche Anzahl Interessierter zum Vortrag von Professor Hannnsmartin Schwarzmaier über den Historienmaler Karl Ballenberger begrüßt. Der ungewohnte Vortragsraum war dem Thema des Abends geschuldet, sagte Trugenberger – dies konnte man in voller Breitseite sehen: Im Gartensaal des Prinzenbaus beherrscht ein sieben Meter langes und drei Meter hohes vierteiliges Gesamtkunstwerk den mit dunklem Holz und grünbrauner Tapete verkleideten Raum.In den Segmenten befinden sich vier Ölbilder auf Leinwand. Das linke Bild zeigt die Augsburger Heiligen Ulrich und Afra, das rechte die Reformatoren Martin Luther und Philipp Melanchthon. Die ...
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Sigmaringen sz has welcomed the leader of the House, Volker Trugenberger, a goodly number stakeholders to the lecture by Professor Hannnsmartin Schwarzmaier about the history painter Karl Babat In the garden room of the State Archives of Sigmaringen. The unusual Lecture Hall was owed to the theme of the evening, said Trugenberger - you could see this in full broadside: a seven-meter-long and three-meter-high, four-part work of art dominates the dark wood and green-brown wallpaper clad Raum.In the segments are In the garden room of the Prince building four oil paintings on canvas. The left picture shows the Augsburg Saints Ulrich and AFRA, the right the reformers Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchthon. The...
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Embroider Like It's 1330

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Using a split stitch and underside couching, Taylor-Davies demonstrates how the 14th-century embroidered design was created. The exhibition, which ...
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Embroiderer Rosie Taylor-Davies recreates a portion of a 14th-century embroidered design for a film made for the “Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery” exhibition at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. To highlight the intricate work on display in its “Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery” exhibition, London’s Victoria & Albert Museum has produced a video showing a modern recreation of the style, art and technique of the period. In the video, Rosie Taylor-Davies recreates a portion of an embroidery fragment in the V&A collection. Using a split stitch and underside couching, Taylor-Davies demonstrates how the 14th-century embroidered design was created. The exhibition, which runs through Febr...
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